Monthly Archive: December Pomp
The Legacy of Pompeii
Posted: November 10, 2015 - 12:57 , by ROM
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Getty Villa antiquities curator Kenneth Lapatin talks about the themes of his upcoming lecture “The Enduring Legacy of Rome” at the ROM on November 17.
Pompeii Saga: Last Day
Posted: April 13, 2015 - 14:14 , by ROM
The horrors of the Mount Vesuvius eruption were buried under volcanic ash. Thankfully one scholarly young man wrote the story of his own survival.
By: Douglas Thomson
In the Shadow of the Volcano: The Discovery of Pompeii
Posted: January 9, 2015 - 15:51 , by ROM
In 79 CE Mount Vesuvius erupted violently. Pliny the Younger, in his eye-witness account of the event, describes earthquakes, towering plumes of hot ash, and skies filled with fire.